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Borussia Mönchengladbach 0-1 RB Leipzig

RB Leipzig coach Ralph Hasenhuettl celebrated with Ademola Lookman after the win
RB Leipzig coach Ralph Hasenhuettl celebrated with Ademola Lookman after the win

Ademola Lookman struck the winner on his debut three days after leaving Everton on loan as RB Leipzig won at Borussia Moenchengladbach.

The 20-year-old moved on deadline day despite Everton manager Sam Allardyce urging him to move on loan in England.

After being on the pitch 11 minutes, Lookman drove into the bottom corner for an 89th-minute winner.

He becomes the first Englishman to score in the Bundesliga since Owen Hargreaves at Bayern Munich in 2005.

Allardyce said Lookman's move to Leipzig was "one of the most unusual situations I've been in", adding the deal was a "big challenge" for the player's development.

The former England manager said he hoped Lookman "proves us all wrong" and in finding the net on debut, his goal delivered Leipzig's first win in three matches, moving them third in the table.

England Under-21 international Lookman joined the Toffees from Charlton for £11m in January 2017 and has made seven Premier League appearances this season, starting one game.

Line-ups

B Mgladbach

Formation 4-4-2

  • 21Sippel
  • 24JantschkeBooked at 78mins
  • 28Ginter
  • 4Vestergaard
  • 30Elvedi
  • 7HerrmannSubstituted forCuisanceat 59'minutes
  • 6Kramer
  • 8Zakaria
  • 32Grifo
  • 13StindlBooked at 18mins
  • 10T Hazard

Substitutes

  • 2Egbo
  • 3Oxford
  • 18Drmic
  • 23Hofmann
  • 26Bobadilla
  • 27Cuisance
  • 35Nicolas

RB Leipzig

Formation 4-3-3

  • 32Gulácsi
  • 27LaimerBooked at 64mins
  • 4Orban
  • 5Upamecano
  • 16Klostermann
  • 44Kampl
  • 31DemmeSubstituted forIlsankerat 90+5'minutes
  • 8Keita
  • 7SabitzerBooked at 61mins
  • 11Werner
  • 17Tué Na BangnaSubstituted forLookmanat 78'minutes

Substitutes

  • 3Bernardo
  • 6Konaté
  • 9Poulsen
  • 13Ilsanker
  • 18Lookman
  • 28Mvogo
  • 29Augustin
Referee:
Tobias Stieler
Attendance:
49,018

Match Stats

Home TeamB MgladbachAway TeamRB Leipzig
Possession
Home46%
Away54%
Shots
Home10
Away16
Shots on Target
Home3
Away6
Corners
Home1
Away7
Fouls
Home14
Away13

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Borussia Mönchengladbach 0, RB Leipzig 1.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Borussia Mönchengladbach 0, RB Leipzig 1.

  3. Post update

    Marcel Sabitzer (RB Leipzig) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  4. Post update

    Foul by Jannik Vestergaard (Borussia Mönchengladbach).

  5. Substitution

    Substitution, RB Leipzig. Stefan Ilsanker replaces Diego Demme.

  6. Post update

    Foul by Diego Demme (RB Leipzig).

  7. Post update

    Jannik Vestergaard (Borussia Mönchengladbach) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  8. Post update

    Willi Orban (RB Leipzig) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  9. Post update

    Foul by Lars Stindl (Borussia Mönchengladbach).

  10. Post update

    Attempt saved. Thorgan Hazard (Borussia Mönchengladbach) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom left corner. Assisted by Lars Stindl.

  11. Post update

    Offside, Borussia Mönchengladbach. Christoph Kramer tries a through ball, but Lars Stindl is caught offside.

  12. Post update

    Offside, RB Leipzig. Ademola Lookman tries a through ball, but Timo Werner is caught offside.

  13. Goal!

    Goal! Borussia Mönchengladbach 0, RB Leipzig 1. Ademola Lookman (RB Leipzig) right footed shot from the right side of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Naby Keita.

  14. Post update

    Attempt saved. Vincenzo Grifo (Borussia Mönchengladbach) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Thorgan Hazard.

  15. Post update

    Hand ball by Ademola Lookman (RB Leipzig).

  16. Post update

    Corner, RB Leipzig. Conceded by Tobias Sippel.

  17. Post update

    Attempt saved. Marcel Sabitzer (RB Leipzig) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top right corner.

  18. Substitution

    Substitution, RB Leipzig. Ademola Lookman replaces Bruma.

  19. Booking

    Tony Jantschke (Borussia Mönchengladbach) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  20. Post update

    Naby Keita (RB Leipzig) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

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Scores, Results & Fixtures

Saturday 3rd February 2018

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Bayern Munich21172251163553
2B Leverkusen2198441271435
3RB Leipzig2110563329435
4B Dortmund2197545291634
5Schalke219753327634
6Frankfurt209652620633
7B Mgladbach219483033-331
8Augsburg207762926328
9Hoffenheim217773233-128
10Hertha Berlin216962828027
11Hannover207672830-227
12Freiburg2151062235-1325
13Wolfsburg2141252425-124
14Stuttgart2163121727-1021
15Werder Bremen214891826-820
16Mainz2155112437-1320
17Hamburg2044121629-1316
18Köln2134141737-2013
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